iron ore mining

More mining cos gear up to begin iron ore extraction in Goa

Following Vedanta, three more mining companies have expressed their intent to resume iron ore extraction activity in the state, a mining exporters' body in Goa has said.

Aug 23, 2015, 19:17 PM IST

Vedanta to restart iron ore mining operations in Goa

Anil Agarwal-led mining firm Vedanta on Monday said it has received necessary government approvals and will resume operations from today at its biggest iron ore mine at Codli in Sanguem taluka in Goa.

Aug 10, 2015, 11:48 AM IST

Vedanta hopeful of resuming iron ore mining in Goa by Oct

Billionaire Anil Agarwal-led mining firm Vedanta Ltd Saturday said it is hopeful of restarting iron ore mining in Goa from October.

Jul 11, 2015, 19:20 PM IST
SC ban on 'voracious' mining saved Goa: CM

SC ban on 'voracious' mining saved Goa: CM

The Supreme Court ban on the "voracious" iron ore mining in Goa may have saved the state from ecological peril, Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar has said.

Jul 04, 2015, 10:26 AM IST

'Natarajan-Gandhi tussle delayed mining resumption in Goa'

Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar Friday said that the Natarajan-Gandhi tussle could have resulted in the prolonged delay in resolving Goa`s iron ore mining sector crisis.

Jan 30, 2015, 15:18 PM IST

Govt delays decision on iron ore licence for POSCO's $12 bn plant

The company has yet to start work on the planned 12-million-tonnes-a-year plant due to stiff opposition to land acquisition and delays in securing permission to mine iron ore, a raw material for steel.

Oct 18, 2014, 10:25 AM IST

Goa govt not to challenge HC order on renewal of mining leases

In a clear signal that 28 mining leases would soon be operational resuming iron ore extraction in the state, Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said that the government will not challenge the recent High Court order which has asked the government to renew these leases.

Oct 17, 2014, 00:40 AM IST

Goa's mining mess may land up at SC door again

The Supreme Court may soon have to adjudicate over the Goa government's questionable efforts to restart the tainted multi-billion rupee iron ore mining sector, which has been plagued by a Rs.35,000 crore scam involving a nexus of politicians and bureaucrats.

Sep 16, 2014, 13:04 PM IST

Goa CM defies NaMo over mining: Congress

The Congress accused Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar of defying Prime Minister`s Narendra Modi by choosing to renew 27 iron ore mining leases, instead of auctioning them as promised in Modi`s Lok Sabha election manifesto.

Aug 23, 2014, 19:40 PM IST

Cabinet approves Shah Commission's report on illegal mining

As per Zee Media sources, the Cabinet has also accepted Shah Commission's action taking report on iron ore mining.

Jul 31, 2014, 16:50 PM IST

Iron ore production sufficient to meet domestic demand: Govt

Iron ore production in the country is sufficient to meet the domestic demand and steel makers are not facing any shortage of the key input, government said Monday.

Jul 21, 2014, 21:16 PM IST

NMDC hikes iron ore prices by up to Rs 300 a tonne

State-run miner NMDC has raised iron ore prices by Rs 250-300 a tonne for June allegedly aimed at cashing in on subdued domestic supply scenario, a move that might stoke steel prices.

Jun 04, 2014, 22:55 PM IST

Goa planning to start mining from Oct: Parrikar

Post Supreme Court partially lifting iron ore mining ban in the state, the Goa government expects the mineral extraction to start from October and reach 20 million tonnes per annum level in the next 12 months.

Apr 25, 2014, 22:18 PM IST

SC allows annual cap of 20 MT of iron ore mining in Goa

The Supreme Court Monday allowed an annual cap of 20 million tonnes of iron ore to be extracted in Goa which was banned by it in the state for nearly one-and- a-half years.

Apr 21, 2014, 17:28 PM IST

Stung by curbs, iron ore firms throw in the towel

Bans on iron ore mining and exports in top producing states of Karnataka and Goa have choked the industry so hard that MMTC is one of many firms exiting.

Jan 02, 2014, 10:21 AM IST

Paralysis in ore mining renders 1,00,000 jobless: Vedanta

Ban on iron ore mining in Goa and Karnataka is not only hurting the economy but has rendered as many as one lakh people jobless, Vedanta Resources chief Anil Agarwal said Wednesday.

Dec 11, 2013, 21:56 PM IST

SC mulls appointing panels to look into iron ore mining in Goa

The Supreme Court Wednesday said it may consider constituting one or two panels for looking into various aspects of iron ore mining in Goa including fixation of annual cap over the volume of extractions with an aim to preserve the mineral for future generations.

Oct 30, 2013, 19:53 PM IST

SC mulls appointing panels to look into iron ore mining in Goa

The Supreme Court on Wednesday said it may consider constituting one or two panels for looking into various aspects of iron ore mining in Goa including fixation of annual cap over the volume of extractions with an aim to preserve the mineral for future generations.

Oct 30, 2013, 18:26 PM IST

Proper system 'must' to regulate iron ore mining in Goa: SC

The Supreme Court on Thursday said there should be a proper system in place to regulate mining and other related activities in Goa where iron ore extractions in 90 mines had been banned by it following the report of a panel that illegal mining was going on there.

Oct 03, 2013, 19:23 PM IST

Goa mines official`s FB quote sparks debate

Amid demand for early resumption of mining in Goa, a comment on a social networking site by a senior mines official has sparked a debate.

Sep 19, 2013, 12:34 PM IST